Graduate eCommerce Buying Assistant – Global Retail Leader Ref: 14310

£27,800 DOE plus Benefits Package

Ready to kick-start your buying career with a global retailer with revenues of over $100 Billion? Heads-up – you will need strong mathematics skills due to working with lots of data.

Role Info:

Graduate Online Buying Assistant
Watford (Office Based)
£27,800 DOE
Plus Excellent Benefits Package

What you'll be doing as an Graduate Online Buying Assistant:

+ Acquire all assets for the web page, including images, video and content
+ Set up items for the website including copy writing and placement of the item
+ Enter and updates computer records and reports for buying staff
+ Review department inventory reports and tracks item replenishment and purchase orders
+ Send and track vendor contracts, and advertisement agreements
+ Communicate with regional offices, vendors and members to relate and gather required information

Tasks and Responsibilities:

+ Set up item and vendor records by keying information in to the computer. Update item and vendor records for changes such as price, terms, descriptions, addresses. Key in figures for weekly department recap
+ Daily review of the department inventory reports. These include the open order report, shipment report, catalogue management system, item on site set up report, out of stock report, low stock, zero or negative item sales, late shipment and supplier turn report
+ Responsible for acquiring all assets for web page; images, content, video, and setting up web page for accuracy, copywriting, sending web page to supplier for approval and turning into operations for propagation.
+ Assist Buyer and Assistant Buyer in merchandising projects as needed. In addition assists in other areas of the department and other departments of the company as required.
+ Daily web site reviews and maintenance to correct errors, feature image changes, freight changes, item page changes to keep the site fresh and accurate.
+ Responsible for reviewing & maintaining inventory
+ Setting up and utilising forecast sheets on key items to ensure sufficient stock levels are maintained and that new orders for stock are placed on time
+ Checking pricing vs the market on new items selected by the buyer and on items already listed to ensure we offer the best value to our members

About You:

+ 2nd level education / University graduate preferred
+ Strong computer skills
+ Strong mathematics
+ Excellent copywriting and strong English skills are essential
+ good verbal communication

Benefits on completion of 90 days probation:

+ Executive membership for staff and 3 others
+ £20,000 Life Insurance
+ Pension Plan
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Optical benefit after 1 year employment
+ Dental benefit after 2 years employment
+ 20 days annual holidays

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